The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a mixed-use development at 1130 N State Street in the Gold Coast. The project site is located on a corner lot at the intersection of N State Street and W Elm Street. Currently the property is occupied by a shuttered Barnes and Noble store and a surface parking lot. Newcastle Limited is in charge of the development.
With demolition wrapped up and site prep underway, construction permits have now been issued for a 43-story mixed-use skyscraper at 906 W Randolph Street, located in West Loop‘s Fulton Market District. Co-developed by Tucker Development and Related Midwest, construction for the new edifice has been listed under the address 164 N Peoria Street. The development will provide both ground-level retail and 300 apartments on the upper floors, of which 20 percent will be affordable under the Affordable Requirements Ordinance. The developers will also contribute nearly $5 million to the neighborhood opportunity fund, which supports various infrastructure and commercial projects in Chicago’s west and south-side neighborhoods.
Demolition permits have now been issued for two single-story masonry buildings, clearing the way for a new Howard Brown Health Clinic to be located at 3501 N Halsted Street in Lake View’s Boystown neighborhood. The five-story mixed-use structure will comprise of 7,600 square feet of ground-level retail, two floors of clinic space, and three floors of Howard Brown administrative office space on the remaining levels.
The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a mixed-use development located at 525 S Wabash Avenue in The Loop. The proposal is sited on a partial-block lot bound by E Congress Parkway, S Wabash Avenue, and E Harrison Street, and would replace an existing parking garage and parking lot. Eterra Plus LLC is in charge of the development.
Construction is wrapping up for the $41 million renovation of the Lincoln Park Zoo’s historic lion house. Originally built in 1912, the now-landmarked masonry structure was designed by the Chicago-based Dwight H. Perkins.